University of Nebraska Medical Center

Mission & Goals

UNMC Mission

We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.
Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

MITS Mission Statement

The medical imaging and therapy programs within the Department of Clinical, Diagnostic & Therapeutic Sciences are mission-driven to provide a premier educational environment that prepares competent entry-level professionals who demonstrate the highest quality of patient-centered care, safety, and service.


To uphold our Mission, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program has the following goals:

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn to obtain diagnostic MR images with the highest concern for patient safety.
  • Students will select appropriate equipment for proper image acquisition.
  • Students will utilize protocols for acquiring images to the specification of physician requests and diagnostic needs.

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

Goal 3: Students will develop critical thinking skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn demonstrate appropriate optimization techniques.
  • Students will critique MR images to determine diagnostic quality.

Goal 4: Students will model professionalism.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will perform in an ethical manner.
  • Students will exhibit professional behavior.